ABOVE › above or higher than something: The sign over the door said "Private, No Entry". A fighter plane flew over.
SIDE TO SIDE › If you walk, jump, climb, etc over an object or place, you go from one side of it to the other side: We had to climb over large rocks to get to the beach.
AMOUNT › more than a particular amount, number, or age: Over 5,000 Internet users contact our website every year. Suitable for children aged 5 and over.
OPPOSITE SIDE › on or to the opposite side of a road, bridge, path, etc: The station is over the bridge.
COVER › covering someone or something: She placed the quilt over the bed.
DOWN › down from a higher to a lower position: The little boy fell over and started to cry. She tripped over the rug.
PLACE › to a particular place: Could you bring the plates over here (= bring them to this place). Why don't you come over (= come to my home) on Friday evening? He was sent over there during the war.
TIME › during a particular period of time: I was in Seattle over the summer.
ABOUT › connected with or about: It's stupid arguing over something so trivial.
NOT USED › not used: There's some food left over from the party.
USING › using the radio or telephone: I made the booking over the phone.
be/get over sth › to feel better after being ill or feeling unhappy about something: It took him months to get over splitting up with his girlfriend.
do sth over US › to do something again from the beginning because you did not do it well the first time: You've ruined it! Now I'll have to do it over.
(all) over again › again from the beginning: It looks all messy. I'm going to have to do it all over again.
over and over (again) › repeatedly: He was whistling the same tune over and over.
roll/turn, etc (sth) over › to move so that a different part is showing, or to make something do this: She turned the page over.
CONTROL › in control of someone or something: Her husband has a lot of influence over her. She manages three people and has a sales director over her (= with a higher rank than her).